119 East Michigan Ave., Clinton, MI 49236  | Phone: 517-456-7494 | Fax: 517-456-6350

MEDC - Grant Funding for Businesses

Lenawee Now


From Lenawee Now to business owners:


As some of you may have heard by now, the MEDC has released another round of grant funding for up to $15,000 per business.  This will be a first come first serve grant with submissions being accepted beginning December 15th at 9:00am.  Please be aware, there is only $900,000 for our region – which includes 6 counties – so this will be competitive. 


Also, the eligible businesses are limited on this grant so take a look at the bullet points below.

Please feel free to pass this on to others that may benefit from it.


Businesses that are eligible to apply include:

  • Restaurants, bars and other food and beverage service providers
  • Travel and tourism destinations including lodging providers and hospitality businesses
  • Live event venues and movie theaters
  • Conference and meeting facilities
  • Ice skating rinks, indoor water parks and bowling centers
  • Gyms, fitness centers and indoor recreation facilities

Eligibility Criteria Include:

  • Being a business in one of the targeted industries listed above
  • Must be in compliance with all State and local orders related to COVID-19, including, but not limited, to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Be a for-profit entity (i.e., a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or LLC)
  • Have a physical establishment in the Michigan County of Application and is NOT a home-based business
  • Provide goods or services to multiple clients or customers
  • Be current, or in a payment plan, on all local, state, and federal taxes due through 1/1/2020
  • Have an active and valid state license(s)/registration(s), if applicable
  • Is not an adverse party to litigation involving the State or municipality
  • Business or Business owner has not filed for bankruptcy in the last 10 years
  • Can identify a need for payroll, rent or mortgage payments, and/or utility expenses necessary to continue/restart business operations relative to the total grant amount
  • Had annual gross revenues in 2019 greater than $25,000
  • Has at least two employees, including the owner(s)
  • Has fewer than 50 employees (including full-time, part-time, and owner(s) on a world-wide basis)


More information can be found at: https://www.michiganbusiness.org/about-medc/covid19/relief/


Unfortunately, the application itself has not been released yet so we don't know the questions you will have to answer, but if something is released prior to the application window opening we will send it on.


Timothy S. Robinson, CEcD, EDFP

Director of Operations

Office: 517-265-5141

Cell: 734-476-3389

11/27/2020 - Job Opening - Accounts Payable/Office Staff

11/27/2020 - Job Opening - Accounts Payable/Office Staff


The Village of Clinton, Michigan is excited to add a permanent part-time Accounts Payable/Office Staff member for approximately 25-29 hours per week.


The Village is seeking an individual with a positive attitude that can be maintained in stressful situations, must maintain discrete and confidential information, be detail oriented, have the ability to take-charge and own their position with limited supervision, be able to multi-task with many interruptions, continue to learn and change as situations arise, and see projects through to the end.


The ideal candidate would have excellent people skills, a secretarial and/or accounting background, and be able to effectively use Windows, Email, Excel, and Word.  Required training includes a high school diploma or the equivalent, supplemented by courses or training in business, accounting/bookkeeping, computers, and data processing skills.  All other training would be provided by the Village.


Applications must be submitted by December 11, 2020.  You may submit by mail, fax, email, or use the Village drop box.  Village of Clinton, 119 E. Michigan Ave., Clinton, MI  49236   Fax:  517-456-6350  Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  No phone calls please.


Applications can be found here: